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Taxon: Lespedeza cuneata (Dum. Cours.) G. Don

Genus: Lespedeza
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Faboideae tribe: Desmodieae subtribe: Lespedezinae. Also placed in: Papilionaceae
Nomen number: 21856
Place of publication: Gen. hist. 2:307. 1832
Comment: commonly treated by Asian botanists as L. juncea var. sericea
Name verified on: 28-Oct-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).
Accessions: 47 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
CO*, KS*°, OK*°.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • Chinese bush-clover   (Source: Leg Tex ) – English
  • Chinese lespedeza   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • perennial lespedeza   (Source: Leg WorldEc ) – English
  • sericea lespedeza   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • silky bush-clover   (Source: Pl Invasion ) – English
  • jie ye tie sao zhou   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • lespédéza soyeux   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • japanischer Klee   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • lespedeza perenne   (Source: Mult Glossary Crops ) – Italian
  • bisuri   (Source: F Korea ) – Transcribed Korean
  • lespedeza perenne   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
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Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China; Hong Kong
    Eastern Asia: Japan; Korea; Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India; Nepal; Pakistan [n.]
    Indo-China: Myanmar
    Malesia: Indonesia - Java; Papua New Guinea; Philippines
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - New South Wales, Queensland

      Naturalized:
  • naturalized elsewhere

References:

  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1960–. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam.
  • Conant, P. et al. 1997. Appendix. Selected plant species interfering with resource management goals in North American natural areas. 255–267 In: Luken, J. O. & J. W. Thieret, eds., Assessment and management of plant invasions. 255–267.
  • Duke, J. A. 1981. Handbook of legumes of world economic importance.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Englert, J. M. et al. 1999–. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators.
  • Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds. 1997. Auxiliary plants. 11:170–173 In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). 11:170–173.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Graham, E. H. 1941. Legumes for erosion control and wildlife. USDA Misc. Publ. 412. [= L. sericea].
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984–. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. [= L. juncea (L. f.) Pers.].
  • Hara, H. et al. 1978–1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. [= L. juncea var. sericea (Thunb.) F. B. Forbes & Hemsl.].
  • Huang, S. F. & T. C. Huang. 1987. Taxonomic treatment of the Papilionoideae (Leguminosae) of Taiwan. Taiwania 32:11-117.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • International Seed Testing Association. 1982. A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2.
  • Isely, D. 1955. The Leguminosae of the north-central United States 2. Hedysareae. Iowa State Coll. J. Sci. 30:90.
  • Jiangsu Inst. Bot., ed. v. 1; Shan. R. H., ed. v. 2. 1977–1982. Jiangsu Zhiwuzhi (Flora of Jiangsu).
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  • Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. [= L. juncea subsp. sericea].
  • Lee, Y. N. 1997. Flora of Korea.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2.
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970–. Flora of [West] Pakistan. [= L. juncea var. sericea (Thunb.) Lace & Hemsl.].
  • Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.).
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Pramanik, A. & K. Thothathri. 1983. Notes on the taxonomy, distribution and ecology of Lespedeza juncea complex with special reference to India. J. Jap. Bot. 58:333. [= L. juncea var. sericea (Thunb.) F. B. Forbes & Hemsl.].
  • Rehm, S. & G. Espig. 1991. The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics.
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Smith, A. C. 1979–1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  • Turner, B. L. 1959. The legumes of Texas.
  • Verdcourt, B. 1979. A manual of New Guinea legumes.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Lespedeza cuneata (Dum. Cours.) G. Don:

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database and Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images or nodulation data:

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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